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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Castilleja||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Castilleja affinis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Castilleja affinis Hook. & Arn. subsp. affinis
Habit: Plant +- bristly, occasionally some hairs branched. Leaf: 30--80 mm, +- lanceolate; lobes 0--5. Inflorescence: 30--50 mm wide, generally bright red to orange-red (yellow). Flower: calyx 20--35 mm; corolla 25--40 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=48,72,96.
Ecology: Chaparral, coastal scrub; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: c NCo (Mendocino Co.), KR, NCoRO, NCoRI, n CaRF, SNF, CW, SW; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Coastal plants tend to have +- fleshy leaves, inflated calyx. Dune plants of southern CCo, northern SCo with some branched hairs may represent past hybridization with diploid Castilleja mollis of northern ChI.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Castilleja affinis
Next taxon: Castilleja affinis subsp. litoralis
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2016. Castilleja affinis subsp. affinis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=70068, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.